Pennsylvania 63 (Woodhaven Road)
A short freeway serving Northeast Philadelphia. Pennsylvania 63, known as Woodhaven Road, links Interstate 95 with U.S. 1/Roosevelt Boulevard. The freeway carries four lanes overall, with an interchange at the Franklin Mills Mall and U.S. 13/Bristol Pike. The western terminus of the freeway ends at a stub for an industrial area. This stub was originally intended to continue the freeway northward to Interstate 276/Pennsylvania Turnpike. Local oppositions has effective curtailed these plans with no extension in the works.
|Pennsylvania 63 East|
|Original concrete glides travelers eastbound on Pennsylvania 63 after the U.S. 1 interchange. A frontage road system commences along the eastbound direction of the freeway. The adjacent roadway is named Woodhaven Road. Photo taken 05/20/00.|
|A slip ramp on the adjacent frontage road forms the Thornton Road off-ramp of Pennsylvania 63 eastbound. Thorton Road constitutes a short north-south road between Comly Road at the Philadelphia Northeast Airport boundary and Byberry Road northeast of Woodhaven Road. Photo taken 04/25/04.|
|Faded original button copy overhead for the eastbound on-ramp from the adjacent Woodhaven Road service road east of Thornton Road. The slip ramp brings Thornton Road traffic onto Pennsylvania 63 across from the westbound off-ramp. Photo taken 04/25/04.|
|An upcoming exits overhead posted after the Thornton Road on-ramp is the first indication of the forthcoming exit for Knights Road. Like the Thornton Road exit, a slip ramp onto the adjacent frontage road forms the eastbound off-ramp. Knights Road begins 1.5 miles to the south at U.S. 13 (Frankford Avenue). Photo taken 04/25/04.|
|Pennsylvania 63 eastbound at the Knights Road off-ramp. The north-south arterial travels from the Longmead Farms area of Philadelphia northward past Franklin Mills to Pennsylvania 132 (Street Road) near Philadelphia Raceway Park. Photo taken 04/25/04.|
|What normally is the third eastbound lane of Woodhaven Road is closed due to construction in this photograph. The right-hand lane becomes exit-only normally for the upcoming exit for Franklin Mills Boulevard and Millbrook Road Photo taken 04/25/04.|
|Attached to the Knights Road overpass is the exit sign for the Franklin Mills Boulevard and Millbrook Road slip ramp onto the adjacent frontage road. Millbrook Road serves a nearby residential area to the south of Woodhaven Road to become Franklin Mills Boulevard north of Pennsylvania 63. Franklin Mills Boulevard serves the outlet center Franklin Mills Mall. Photo taken 04/25/04.|
Page Posted September 21, 2004.